December 13, 2012


Boehner Not Concerned About Losing Gavel

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said he's "not concerned about his job as Speaker as he seeks a deficit deal with President Obama that could face opposition from conservative members of his conference," The Hill reports.

Said Boehner: "I'm not concerned about my job as Speaker. What I'm concerned about is doing the right thing for our kids and grandkids. And if we don't fix this spending problem, their future is going to be rather bleak."

There's been speculation in recent days that Boehner won't cut a deal until after he wins re-election as Speaker in early January.










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